Fox News has officially announced the hire of Peter J. Boyer as the network’s editor-at-large. Boyer, most recently a senior correspondent at Newsweek/The Daily Beast, will contribute to editorial content across all Fox News’ platforms.
The new’s of Boyer’s hire, first reported by Politico’s Mike Allen Wednesday morning, comes in the wake of Newsweek‘s announcement that the magazine’s print edition will end in December. Boyer joined the publication last year after 18 years as a staff writer at the New Yorker. He has also worked for the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times and Vanity Fair.
In a statement announcing the hire, Fox News CEO Roger Ailes called Boyer a “talented and insightful journalist who will add weight and depth to our investigative reporting.”
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